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Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Wins Gold at Flagler Awards

PUNTA GORDA/ENGLEWOOD BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2019) – Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau was presented with the prestigious Henry Award this week, the highest honor in the Creativity in Public Relations category, presented by VISIT FLORIDA at the Flagler Awards. The awards... Read More.
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A CAUSE FOUND AT VENICE BEACH??

VENICE CITY OFFICIALS ARE A LITTLE CLEARER ON WHAT CAUSED VENICE BEACH TO BE CLOSED SEVERAL TIMES BETWEEN FEBRUARY AND APRIL.  THE BEACH TESTED FOR ELEVATED LEVELS OF FECAL BACTERIA NINE TIMES IN THAT TWO MONTH SPAN, WHICH CAUSED NO SWIMMING SIGNS TO... Read More.

MAN DROWNS ON SIESTA KEY BEACH

A MAN DROWNED ON SIESTA KEY BEACH FRIDAY, BUT OFFICIALS BELIEVE HE MAY HAVE SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK.  SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO THE BEACH JUST BEFORE 6:45PM FRIDAY WHEN WITNESSES SAY 66 YEAR OLD ENRICO INGRATTA WENT INTO THE... Read More.
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RAID ON ENGLEWOOD BEACH APARTMENT

CHARLOTTE COUNTY NARCOTICS DETECTIVES RAIDED AN ENGLEWOOD BEACH APARTMENT FRIDAY MORNING AND ARRESTED TWO PEOPLE INSIDE.  DEPUTIES SAY THEY FOUND NUMEROUS DRUGS, A PURSE WITH A GLASS PIPE WITH METHAMPHETAMINE RESIDUE AND OVER $3000 CASH IN THE BEDROOM, MORE DRUGS AND PARAPHERNALIA ITEMS... Read More.

VENICE BEACH WATER ADVISORY LIFTED…AGAIN

THE BEACH WATER ADVISORY FOR VENICE PUBLIC BEACH WAS LIFTED AGAIN YESTERDAY AFTER SARASOTA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS RECEIVED TESTING RESULTS FROM SAMPLES TAKEN WEDNESDAY.  WATER QUALITY AT VENICE BEACH NOW MEETS STANDARDS SET BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY AND THE... Read More.
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VENICE BEACH STILL CLOSED TO SWIMMING

TEST RESULTS RELEASED ON TUESDAY CONTINUE TO SHOW ELEVATED LEVELS OF BACTERIA ON VENICE BEACH KEEPING THE BEACH WATERS CLOSED TO SWIMMING AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES.  IT’S BEEN TWO WEEKS SINCE HIGH LEVELS OF FECAL COLIFORM WERE DISCOVERED IN WEEKLY TESTING AT THE BEACH,... Read More.

SIX ARRESTED AFTER STING AT BEACH

SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES ARRESTED SIX PEOPLE TUESDAY FOR A VARIETY OF INDECENT EXPOSURE RELATED CRIMES AT CASPERSEN BEACH IN VENICE.  DEPUTIES SAY THEY HAD RECEIVED NUMEROUS COMPLAINTS ABOUT SEXUAL ACTIVITY AT THE BEACH, SO THEY SET UP A STING OPERATION NEAR THE PICNIC TABLES... Read More.
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NUDE BATHERS AT CASPERSEN BEACH

CASPERSEN BEACH IS APPARENTLY GETTING A NAME FOR ITSELF ON THE INTERNET THAT THE LOCALS DON’T SEEM TO LIKE.  ACCORDING TO THE HERALD TRIBUNE, THE BEACH IS ADVERTISED ON A THONGBOARD AS A PLACE TO GO FOR NUDE SWIMMING, BUT IT IS... Read More.

IT’S OFFICIAL…NO TRAILER FOR ENGLEWOOD BEACH

CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON TUESDAY VOTED 5-0 TO END NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE VENICE PIER GROUP TO PUT A TRAILER ON ENGLEWOOD BEACH TO SELL FOOD AND SUNDRIES.  NEARBY BEACH BUSINESSES WERE AGAINST THE TRAILER AND THEY GATHERED OVER 1900 SIGNATURES OF RESIDENTS WHO FELT... Read More.